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There is 1 way to get from Sydney to Christchurch by plane

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  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Christchurch (CHC) SYD - CHC

$116 - $306

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Christchurch is to fly which costs $160 - $430 and takes 6h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Christchurch is to fly which costs $160 - $430 and takes 6h 6m.

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The distance between Sydney and Christchurch is 2139 km.

It takes approximately 6h 6m to get from Sydney to Christchurch, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Christchurch Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h.

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Christchurch is 2h ahead of Sydney. It is currently 6:37 AM in Sydney and 8:37 AM in Christchurch.

Emirates, Jetstar, Virgin Australia and two other airlines offer flights from Sydney Airport to Christchurch Airport.

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There are 527+ hotels available in Christchurch. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22m and costs $17.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Christchurch.
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  • Distance: 1336.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 6m

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Christchurch, New Zealand?

Jetstar, Virgin Australia and three other airlines fly from Sydney to Christchurch hourly.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Sydney to Christchurch
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Christchurch via Wellington
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Christchurch via Auckland
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Christchurch via Queenstown
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Christchurch
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Sydney to Christchurch via Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Sydney to Christchurch via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Sydney to Christchurch
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Christchurch via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Christchurch
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Sydney to Christchurch via Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Christchurch
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Sydney to Christchurch via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460

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